Jan
NamePopularityNamesakesName Days
Namesakes for Jan
Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 1 pope
      John Paul II (a.k.a. Jan)   1978-2005  
Bohemian Kings: 1 king
      King Jan the Blind   1310-1346  
Dutch Prime Ministers: 6 prime ministers
      Prime Minister Jan Jacob Rochussen   1858-1860  
      Prime Minister Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello   1877-1879  
      Prime Minister Jan Heemskerk   1874-1877; 1883-1888  
      Prime Minister Dirk Jan de Geer   1926-1929; 1939-1940  
      Prime Minister Jan de Quay   1959-1963  
      Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende   2002-2010  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 football
      (football) Jan Stenerud   1991  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 economics
      (economics) Jan Tinbergen   1969  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
      Jan Decleir   1946-  
Notable Artists: 2 painters, 1 sculptor
      Jan van Eyck   c. 1395-1441  
      Jan Vermeer   1632-1675  
      Jan Wolkers   1925-2007  
Notable Athletes: 7 soccer, 2 skiing, 1 cricket, 1 football, 1 tennis
      (soccer) Jan Jongbloed   1940-  
      (football) Jan Stenerud   1942-  
      (soccer) Jan Peters   1954-  
      (soccer) Jan Poortvliet   1955-  
      (skiing) Ingemar Stenmark (a.k.a. Jan)   1956-  
      (soccer) Jan Ceulemans   1957-  
      (soccer) Jan Wouters   1960-  
      (tennis) Jan Siemerink   1970-  
      (soccer) Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink   1978-  
      (skiing) Jan Hudec, Jr.   1981-  
      (cricket) Jan-Berrie Burger   1981-  
      (soccer) Klaas-Jan Huntelaar   1983-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director/cinematographer
      Jan de Bont   1943-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
      (television) Jan Smit   1985-  
Notable Musicians: 1 singer
      Jan Smit   1985-    
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 theologian
      Jan Hus   ?-1415  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer
      Jan Oort   1900-1992  
Notable Writers: 1 author/poet, 1 playwright/poet
      Jan Vos   1612-1667  
      Jan Wolkers   1925-2007  
Olympic Medalists: 6 bronze, 3 silver, 2 bronze/gold, 2 gold, 1 gold/bronze, 1 gold/silver, 1 silver/bronze
      (silver/bronze) Rein de Waal (a.k.a. Jan)   1928; 1936   field hockey  
      (bronze) Jan Verheijen   1928   weightlifting  
      (bronze) Jan Pesman   1960   speed skating  
      (gold) Jan Wienese   1968   rowing  
      (bronze/gold) Ingemar Stenmark (a.k.a. Jan)   1976; 1980   alpine skiing  
      (bronze) Hidde Kruize (a.k.a. Jan)   1988   field hockey  
      (silver) Jan Ykema   1988   speed skating  
      (gold/silver) Jan-Ove Waldner   1992; 2000   table tennis  
      (silver) Jan Bos   1998; 2002   speed skating  
      (silver) Geert-Jan Derksen   2004   rowing  
      (bronze/gold) Jan Blokhuijsen   2010; 2014   speed skating  
      (bronze) Jan Štěrba   2012   canoe sprint  
      (gold) Jan-Philipp Rabente   2012   field hockey  
      (bronze) Jan Hudec, Jr.   2014   alpine skiing  
      (gold/bronze) Daniel Richardsson (a.k.a. Jan)   2010; 2014   cross-country skiing  
      (bronze) Jan Szymański   2014   speed skating  
Other Leaders: 2 prime ministers
      Prime Minister Jan P. Syse   1989-1990   Norway  
      Prime Minister Jan Fischer   2009-2010   Czech Republic  
Polish High Dukes and Kings: 3 kings
      King Jan I Albert   1492-1501  
      King Jan II Casimir   1648-1668  
      King Jan III   1674-1696  
Saints: 6 saints, 3 blessed
      Blessed Jan of Ruysbroeck   1293-1381  
      Saint Jan of Kanty   1390-1474  
      Saint Jan Nepomucene   ?-1393  
      Saint Jan Sarkander   1576-1620  
      Saint Jan Berchmans   1599-1621  
      Saint John Neumann (a.k.a. Jan)   1811-1860  
      Blessed Jan Beyzym   1850-1912  
      Blessed Jan Adalbert Balicki   1869-1948  
      Saint John Paul II (a.k.a. Jan)   1920-2005